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Advertising Sales Executive _ Portland

SagaCity Media in Portland, OR, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“This is a position with great potential for the right candidate!”

SagaCity Media is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Advertising Sales Executive for our growing custom division in our Portland office. This position demands an experienced and confident professional who can manage a book of established business while attracting and closing new advertisers. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and top producer with a proven track record in prospecting, client management, and the desire to win. This is a commission based opportunity with unlimited earning potential.

Key Account Executive Responsibilities

  • Generate new business opportunities through personal selling activities and targeted networking
  • Ability to be forward-thinking and strategic to cultivate long-term relationships and encourage repeat business
  • Effectively manage personal book of business
  • Develop integrated, multi-platform marketing / media campaigns
  • Manage relationships throughout the entire sales cycle, from initial contact to execution of the client campaign
  • Develop creative campaigns / proposals to help clients achieve their business & marketing goals
  • Schedule 3-5 in-person meetings on a weekly basis
  • Work to meet personal monthly and annual revenue goals
  • Follow-up and service existing clients with accurate notes, proposals, deadline reminders and assistance with advertising materials

Requirements, Experience, and Attributes of Ideal Candidates

  • 2+ years sales experience in a media/magazine environment
  • Understands the power of prospecting and the importance of maintaining a hefty sales pipeline
  • Embraces cold calling and enjoys the hunt for new business
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written
  • Confidence speaking to high-level decision makers
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Feels comfortable entertaining clients in social setting
  • Excellent presentation skills, well-versed in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to sell multiple products and present big ideas
  • Organized, honest, high-energy, ambitious and displays a positive attitude
  • Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation plan with uncapped incentive program. ‪Benefits include health insurances, retirement plan, paid holidays, volunteer PTO and a sabbatical program.

If you are the ideal candidate, submit your resume to:

About SagaCity Media:

SagaCity Media is the parent company of the preeminent lifestyle media brands in Houston, Seattle, Portland, Sarasota, Aspen, Vail and Park City. Our in-house publications — Houstonia, Seattle Met, Portland Monthly, and Sarasota Magazine — produce the best-selling magazines, most-visited local lifestyle websites, and industry-dominating numbers of engaged social media followers in their respective markets. Our custom division creates award-winning print publications and web content for a variety of clients, such as conventions and visitors’ bureaus and other marketing organizations.

SagaCity Media, Inc. is an EEO employer. For more information about us, visit

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Posted date: 22 days ago

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